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World War I, munitions factory workers in England -- "Young Women and Old Men" - the young men were off being slaughtered.

World War I, Munitions Factory Workers Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

World War I, munitions factory workers in England -- "Young Women and Old Men" - the young men were off being slaughtered.

The Canary Girls and the WWI Poisons that turned them Yellow

HU Three female munitions workers stand in front of high explosive shells at the National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell Nottinghamshire during the First World War

1943: Portrait of American factory worker Winifred Thompson, who is a Navajo, using a riveter to assemble an airplane at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation during World War II, San Diego, California. She wears a hairnet and a canvas uniform. (Photo by R. Gates/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Portrait of American factory worker Winifred Thompson, who is a Navajo, using a riveter to assemble an airplane at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation during World War II, San Diego, California. She wears a hairnet and a canvas uniform.

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to 50, except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among the most neglected aspect of WW2.The factories were the target of enemy bombers & their homes were near those factories.They worked long hours, spent nights in air raid shelters & survived under food and fuel rationing conditions.

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among t

Before disaster struck: Women workers stack live shells destined for the trenches at the huge munitions factory at Chilwell in Nottinghamshire in 1917. A few months later, on 1 July, 1918, 250 workers were killed when eight tons of TNT explosive at the factory blew up. Only 32 bodies could be positively identified

Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Before disaster struck: Women workers stack live shells destined for the trenches at the huge munitions factory at Chilwell in Nottinghamshire in A few months later, on 1 July, 250 workers were killed when eight tons of TNT explosive at.

Women Industry during WWI.  Birmingham. 1918   A large group of women workers smile and wave for the camera as they crowd down the steps outside their canteen at an aeroplane factory in Birmingham.

Women Industry during WWI. 1918 A large group of women workers smile and wave for the camera as they crowd down the steps outside their canteen at an aeroplane factory in Birmingham.

Two women munition workers operate a shell case forming machine during World War I at the New Gun Factory of the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London.

Gente della Guerra women munition workers operate a shell case forming machine during the First World War at the New Gun Factory of the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London. Lewis G P © IWM (Q

Peggy Hyland welding in a shell factory in 1943

Women war munitions workers seek medal

Dr.Dubois office 1908

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First World War centenary: The women who went to war

Two women munitions workers stand beside examples of the shells produced at National Shell Filling Factory Chillwell, Nottinghamshire, c 1917

An unidentified woman who worked at the Four Wheel Drive factory in Clintonville assembling trucks during World War I. She is wearing a special uniform for women workers (c.1918).

HOME FRONT - WOMEN LABORERS: An unidentified woman who worked at the Four Wheel Drive factory in Clintonville assembling trucks during World War I. She is wearing a special uniform for women workers

Mary and Molly (or "Mollie") Bell were two young women from Pulaski County, Virginia[ who disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War for the Confederacy for two years.

This woman reminds me of Julia Roberts. Mary and Molly (or "Mollie") Bell were two young women from Pulaski County, Virginia[ who disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War for the Confederacy for two years.

The women who fought as men: Rare American Civil War pictures show how females disguised themselves so they could go into battle

The women who fought as men: Rare Civil War pictures of female soldiers who dressed up as males to fight

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808) Calvin Graham was the youngest known American to serve in the U.S. military during WWII, managing to enlist in the Navy at the age of 12. Calvin went on to earn a Bronze star and Purple Heart for his bravery and actions during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. After being severely wounded in that battle, his mother revealed his true age to the military, who promptly threw him in the brig for three months instead of just letting him go. When his sister threatened to make the story public…

Calvin Graham was the youngest known American to serve in the U. military during WWII, managing to enlist in the Navy at the age of Calvin went on to earn a Bronze star and Purple Heart for his.